Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 11/17/14
It would have been poetic if the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers had been able to beat LeBron James and the Heat in Cleveland to stop Miami's winning streak at 23--would have been. At one time down by 27 points, the Heat overcame their largest deficit of the season to go on to win 98-95. For a time it looked like they were going to be able to do just that after a 23-3 run in the second half put them up by 21 at the half. The lead stretched out to 27, 67-40,  just four minutes into the third period off a Tyler Zeller free throw. Then the Heat began to wake up. A three-pointer by Ray Allen with 15 seconds left in the third topped off a 28-10 Miami run to close the gap to eight points, 74-68. LeBron hit a trio of threes to open the final period; the third gave the Heat a one-point lead, 80-79, The Cavaliers were not going to just lay down. After Miami stretched their lead to nine, 95-86, with three minutes left Cleveland went on a 10-1 run to close the gap to one, 96-95...
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